2011, 2012 C-USA Academic Honor Roll
2012 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll
2012 SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll
Saw action in all 18 contests with seven starts ... Registered 18 shots, including eight on goal ... Tallied one goal and one assist for three points on the year ... Earned the first start of his career in 1-0 victory against archrival Clemson (Sept. 18) ... Followed with a start at Tulsa (Sept. 21) ... Scored the first goal of his career in Conference USA action at SMU (Sept. 24) ... Registered first-career assist three matches later against UAB (Oct. 10) ... Earned the start in five of the last six games of the season ... Named to the C-USA Academic Honor Roll and the SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll.
Saw action in eight contests before a hamstring injury sidelined him for several games ... Tallied three shots, including two on goal, both in season opener vs. College of Charleston (Aug. 28) ... Named to the C-USA Academic Honor Roll ... Member of the SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll.
Did not play high school soccer ... Invited to the US Market Training Center (2011) ... Played club soccer for Charlotte Soccer Academy and coaches Richard Butler and Jeremy Gunn ... Scored a team-best 17 goals during 2010 season ... Helped team to 2009 Atlantic Region crown ... Played running back for the Fort Mill High School football team ... Scored 20 touchdowns and collected 1,780 all-purpose yards during senior season ... Helped pace 2010 football squad to AAA playoffs.
Son of Rodney Kyrst, and April Simpkins and David Simpkins, has three brothers, Chandler, Brooklyn and Jet, and two sisters, Page and Cheslie ... Sister Cheslie is a member of the South Carolina track and field team ... Major is arts and sciences - undecided.